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Stefania P.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stefania P.

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I feel that learning in general and learning a foreign language in particular is about repetition and I ask my students to repeat everything I teach over and over again until they know it by heart. I keep my lessons simple to avoid overwhelming the students and to allow time for them to repeat what they learned earlier. I teach the words that form part of the so called core vocabulary; words that are chosen according to frequency and range (in the sense that they “occur across a wide variety of texts”) It is often said that the first 2000 most frequent words cover approximately 90% of the vocabulary used by native-speakers in daily conversations. This means that for a student they represent the basic resource to be able to communicate.

About Stefania

I am Italian. I moved to Canada first and the US next in my thirties. I love teaching. I own a retail training and consulting company. I have taught Italian on and off over the years and have always loved doing it. I am very passionate about the topics I teach and have a clear understanding of the

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Lawrence C.
Awesome first lesson! Stefania e bravissima!
Nick S.
Outstanding! Went slow, and steady with the pace that I needed. Also very thorough.
Sam
Excellent teacher. Recommend highly

Jessica R.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 2 to 65
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Advanced
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Jessica R.

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i love speaking Spanish but I don’t have the opportunity to teach or speak Spanish in my professional life.

About Jessica

I’ve taught preschool students and I currently teach college students! I have a positive attitude and great energy to motivate and encourage you as you learn!

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Victor M.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor M.

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My pedagogy is constructivist and interdisciplinary . This means students learn Spanish not just from textbooks and exercises but mostly from using and practicing the language through the arts and through their personal experiences with it. Poems, music, plays, movies, podcasts, voiceover, and many other art forms are the main resource of knowledge and go hand in hand with a technical review by the instructor.

About Victor

I have been extremely passionate about teaching Acting and Spanish for over 10 years (and have been an English as a Second Language student for 30!!) I am a native of Mexico City but made Chicago my home three years ago when I decided to continue my acting career in such a lovely city. (Acting

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Karima
Victor has been tutoring me Spanish for a few months now, and I cannot recommend his classes highly enough. Each class is tailored to expand vocabulary and confidence in speaking, ranging from every day conversations to learning cultural nuances and perfecting the accent. Victor is incredibly enthusiastic and makes the classes challenging and fun! I definitely recommend his tutoring services to anyone wanting an introduction to Spanish, to fine-tuning their fluency.
Kelsey
Víctor is a very generous and patient teacher! He does such a good job of catering the curriculum to your skill level and interests.
Marsha
I was just looking to learn a new language since all my kids are out of the house. I took spanish in highschool but all I could say is “ hola como estas “ and “queso”. Thanks to Victor I was able to read 100 Years of Solitude in spanish and I can watch casa de las Flores without subtitles. I am booking a trip to Colombia in September with my husband. I can’t wait to be his guide all thanks to Victor!

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Beatrice S.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Beatrice S.

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I was born in Italy in a bilingual family. I grew up speaking Italian and Spanish, I then start learning English and German in school. When it was time to decide my education I had no doubts, I wanted to perfect my knowledge of English and Spanish. I decided to move to Milan to get my BA in Interpreting and Translation at IULM University. Becoming a translator gave me a unique insight of what languages and words are all about, what learning a language really means, and the realization that it is a lifelong process and commitment.

There's always something to improve, there's always something to learn, and that's the beauty about it.

I've tutored many people in the past 5 years and they all decided to start learning Italian or Spanish for different reasons. Depending on that reason I was able to create a specific program for them, something that would really make them reach their goals.

I have a lot of patience, I'm fun, I'm precise, and I take tutoring very seriously. Learning

About Beatrice

My name is Beatrice and I come from Northern Italy. I have a bachelor's degree in interpreting and translation (English-Spanish) and a master's degree in journalism and PR. I've studied languages all my life, and have more than five years of teaching experience to all levels and backgrounds. I know

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Justin
Beatrice is a patient and encouraging instructor. She is a native Italian speaker, so an expert on the topic. I am a beginner with Italian, but I am making quick progress thanks to her. I strongly recommend working with Beatrice!!
Patty
After taking my first Italian class with Beatrice I feel confident that This time I'll be able to reach my goals of learning Italian. She was very efficient , clear and gave me very helpful guidelines to be able to also work on my own. Thank you Beatrice.
Tyler
Signing up to work with Beatrice has motivated me to finally invest in myself and take the time to truly learn another language. She is engaged, patient, and educational regarding the language, history, culture, and more.

I'm happy I chose to work with her, and I'm excited to continue developing my skills.

Thanks Beatrice, Until next session!
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Jessica C.

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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica C.

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I have been teaching for over 7 years, here in the US and in Europe (I also speak fluent French but I’m American). I concentrate on accent reduction and pronunciation along with general conversation.
I make every class specific to each student. Every curriculum is created for that particular student to match with their interests.
I also like for students to have fun and enjoy my classes so we will laugh a lot!
Whether you want to improve your English for fun, school, or work or to pass a test or simply because you’ve just moved here - I will work with you to give you exactly what you want!
Contact me and tell me what you’re looking for, I’m looking forward to meeting you!

About Jessica

I specialize in accent reduction for adults. Would you like to speak English more smoothly? Let me help you be more clearly understood! I'm an experienced and patient tutor in English as a Second Language. I have been working with students for over 15 years, both here in the US and in Europe (I

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Loudel W.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Filipino
  • Awarded Certificate of Recognition from DepEd - Manila (Andres Bonifacio Elementary School)
  • Teaching since 2000
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Loudel W.

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Simple, efficient and fun way of learning Tagalog through listening and speaking (syllabication). Gradually improve your listening comprehension, vocabulary, pronunciation, sentence structure, and grammar until you eventually reach fluency.

About Loudel

Mabuhay! My name is Lou. I'm a teacher from the Philippines and now living in the US. I teach Tagalog to people who wants to understand and speak the language better. Tagalog is the basis of Filipino, the standardized national language of the Philippines. While still living in the Philippine

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Tendency
Very helpful and insightful, patient and kind. Good mix of history, culture, and language!
Mikela
Loudel was such a patient teacher when I was learning Tagalog. She catered her lessons to me, as she was aware that I grew up with tagalog speaking parents. In addition, growing up as a Filipino-American, she provided me with a short history lesson in the beginning to help me understand how the language was derived. I really appreciated this! Loudel is also patient and sends you lessons and documents to use and practice with! I would recommend Loudel to anyone who is trying to learn Tagalog!
Abigail Villagomez
Loudel does an amazing job of helping me understand the lessons. I've only started recently but I really enjoy learning with her and she is definitely helping me understand the language better!

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"Claudia is a great teacher! I have been taking classes with her for a couple of years. She was able to help me improve my Spanish skills and feel much more comfortable speaking and using the language. I am very grateful for all her work and time!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Claudia C.
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"Gregorio is a fantastic teacher! Being a language teacher myself, I find that he is extremely knowledgable, friendly, and helps motivate his students to learn. He knows his subject well, how to teach it and how to help you with your specific goals and needs. I have learned so much just in a few weeks and I feel I get better with every lesson. I'm really loving my lessons with him and I am really lucky to have found him!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Gregorio M.
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"Very fun environment that she created which makes learning easier. Looking forward to learn more with her"
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Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Alina Q.
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"Very helpful at all levels and gives you all the proper tools and lessons to be successful. 100 percent recommend"
Jospeh Wilson
Took Spanish lessons from Claudia C.
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"Purnima is an excellent teacher! I have been taking her beginner lessons for a couple of months now and her patience and enthusiasm are incredible. She is very interactive with all of the students and will help you gain confidence as you learn new signs. I hope that everyone has a chance to experience Purnima's teaching!"
Molly
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Excellent , easy to follow along, and I learned a lot of basics in one lesson. Would definitely recommend."
Brandon
Took American Sign Language lessons from Purnima R.
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"Christina is a kind, patient, and experienced teacher . I have been struggling to recall much of my college German in order to help my daughter with HER required college Course. Christina has shown much dedication in helping me navigate through what I consider an advanced course and has provided support resources for both me and my daughter. I would recommend this thoroughly knowledgeable instructor!"
Staci
Took German lessons from Christina S.
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"First 10 lessons. Finally, I am speaking spanish."
Gene
Took Spanish lessons from Javier D.
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"Thank you, Jean-Luc. My daughter Ellie loves your class! Looking forward to seeing you next Monday."
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Excellent first course! Perfectly tailored to my professional needs."
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Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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